Procedures forMass Media

Access to Terminals for Photography, Cinema and Video Filming

Both legal and natural persons may be allowed to conduct photography, cinema and video filming in the territory of Ekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport. Photography/filming made with the aim of informing the public of Koltsovo Airports activities are non-commercial and are conducted with the support of the Strategic Communication Department of Koltsovo Airport Public Stock Company.

Requesting a Permission for Photography, Cinema and Video Filming

1. An application for permission for photography, cinema and video filming is to be submitted by a natural or legal person to the Koltsovo Airport Executive Director.

2. If submitted by a legal person, the application should be on that organizations letterhead and signed by its chief executive officer.

3. The application should include:
a) theplanned date, time andduration ofthephotography/filming;
b) thepurpose ofthephotography/filming;
c) thelocations needed andtheobjects tobephotographed/filmed (landside square, international ordomestic terminals, airfield, etc.);
d) thefull list ofthecrew, with thepersonal data ofeach person (full name, thenumber, series, issuing body anddate ofissue ofthepassport, thedate andplace ofbirth, address ofregistration);
e) list ofequipment;
f) contact data oftheperson responsible.

If a permission has been granted to conduct photography, cinema or video filming in a controlled area of the airport company (airdrome, sterile areas of terminals, premises of operational or technical divisions), each member of the photographing/filming crew must obtain his/her pass card in the Pass Office of the Aviation Security Division, which is located on the2ndfloor between Terminals A and B (address: 1,Bakhchivandzhi Street). Open on working days from8am to5pm, lunch break 12:30 to1:30). To obtain your pass, you should present your passport. If the permission has been granted to conduct photography, cinema or video filming in areas open to public, you should carry your identity document and a copy of the letter with the visas granting the permission.

4. The application for permission for photography, cinema and video filming should be sent not later than 5working days before the planned date of the photography/filming. Should it be necessary to conduct photography/filming on the day of the submission, applications are accepted only if immediate mass-media coverage of events having high importance for the public is needed (massive flight delays, accidents, incidents, etc.).

5. Since the airport is a facility with special security requirements, requests for permission for photography, cinema and video filming in a controlled area (airdrome, sterile areas of terminals, premises of operational or technical division) may be denied, and the permission granted instead to conduct the photography/filming only in areas open to public.

6. An application for permission for photography, cinema and video filming is to be submitted to the e-mail address pr2@koltsovo.ruor to the Strategic Communication Department fax number +7(343)3453675.

7. To its application, a foreign organization should attach a copy of the press identification card of a foreign mass medium (standing accreditation) issued by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

8. In case of the need to conduct photography/filming in the areas of border and customs control, the organization applying must obtain the permissions of the border and customs bodies in advance.

Procedure of Receiving Comments on Koltsovo Airports Activities

Information on the activities of Koltsovo Airport Public Stock Company is prepared and sent out as press releases to the mass media included in the corporate database; it is also published on the Airports public Web site. For further information, mass-media representatives may call the Strategic Communication Department of the Airport at +7(343)3453671(75) or write to the e-mail address pr@koltsovo.ru or pr2@koltsovo.ru. Answers to mass-media inquiries are given in accordance with the Russian legislation in force (Federal Law On Mass Media). Refusal to provide the information requested is possible if such information contains state, commercial or other specially protected secret. The notification of such refusal is sent to the mass-media representative within three days after receipt of the written inquiry after the information.

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